John Short II was born 18 March 1818 in Castine, Maine, United States to John Short (1787-1867) and Hannah Eaton (1786-1868) and died 26 June 1879 in Corinth, Maine, United States of unspecified causes. He married Margaret Finnie (c1832-1904) 28 September 1848 in Deer Isle, Maine, United States.
|Offspring of John Short II and Margaret Finnie (c1832-1904)|
|Margaret Reid Short (1849-1922)||12 February 1849 Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, United States||3 May 1922 Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada|| Abram Marsh Hatfield (1829-1914)|
|Anna Short (1853)|| |
|Minnie S Short (1859)|| |
|Nellie W Short (1863)|| |
|John Emery Short (1864-1943)|